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About Thea de Gruchy

Thea de Gruchy joined the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) as a research assistant in 2015 after having completed her MA with the centre.  The focus of her MA was on the immigration industry and the relationship between the state, immigration intermediaries, and migrants. She is currently working on issues of policy creation in South Africa, focusing specifically on the Trafficking in Persons Act of 2013.

Articles by Thea de Gruchy

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Doing more harm than good: the politics of child trafficking prevention in South Africa

Recently introduced anti-trafficking regulations in South Africa are doing more harm than good. This is because they have been driven by panic and international pressure, not evidence.

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